Below is a recent article from The Hechinger Report titled As Science Denial Grows, Science Museums Fight Back by Teaching Scientific Literacy. The Hechinger Report article discusses how science museums are responding to the growing problem of science denial by focusing on promoting scientific literacy. The article highlights several initiatives taken by science museums to combat misinformation and educate the public about the importance of scientific evidence. These initiatives include providing interactive exhibits, organizing public lectures, collaborating with scientists, and incorporating critical thinking skills into educational programs. By emphasizing scientific literacy, science museums aim to foster a better understanding of scientific concepts and encourage evidence-based thinking among visitors. It’s an interesting and short read.
(Article) How Science Museums Are Supporting Science Education
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